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CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2013 [Paperback]

Maxine Papadakis , Stephen J. McPhee , Michael W. Rabow
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Book Description

Aug. 23 2012 007178182X 978-0071781824 52

The #1 bestselling annual guide to internal medicine—now completely updated!

Learn from the experts – and accelerate your clinical decision making

Internationally acclaimed for its scholarship, conciseness, full-color presentation, and encyclopedic scope, CMDT puts the latest research where it belongs . . . into your practice. The new edition of this streamlined clinical companion delivers at-a-glance summaries of the signs, symptoms, epidemiology, etiology, and treatment options for more than 1,000 diseases and disorders. Practitioners in both the hospital and ambulatory settings rely on CMDT to keep up with new medical advances, prevention strategies, and cost-effective therapies.

Here’s why CMDT is essential to clinical practice:

  • Covers the fundamentals of clinical diagnosis and patient management in all fields of internal medicine
  • A-to-Z survey of all primary care topics, including gynecology and obstetrics, dermatology, neurology, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, psychiatry, neurology, toxicology, urology, geriatrics, orthopedics, and palliative care
  • The only text with an annual update on the treatment of HIV infection and AIDS
  • Easy-to-navigate design with numerous figures and tables
  • Drug treatment tables, with indexed trade names and updated costs in each section
  • Current references—with PubMed and PMID numbers
  • “Essentials of Diagnosis” callouts for most diseases/disorders
  • ICD-9 codes listed on inside covers


  • New chapter on Women’s Health Issues
  • Extensively revised chapters: “Viral & Rickettsial Infections,” “Disorders Related to Environmental Factors,” and “Blood Disorders”
  • Coverage of critical developments in anticoagulation and antiplatelet therapy, antihypertensive therapy, hematology, neurology, infectious disease, and cardiovascular medicine
  • Important updates in oncology, including breast cancer treatment options, new lung cancer screening protocols, and cervical screening recommendations
  • New risk assessment model for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and DVT preventive therapies following hip or knee replacement
  • Recent CDC guidelines on adult and adolescent immunizations and the treatment of sexually transmitted infections
  • Overview of new medications, including ivacaftor, eltrombopag, romiplostim, and eculizumab
  • Extensive revision of the section on rhabdomyolysis
  • New section on peripheral artery aneurysms

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About the Author

Maxine A. Papadakis, MD; Stephen J. McPhee, MD; and Michael W. Rabow, MD are professors of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Dec 26 2013
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The item was exactly as described, it came in very good conditions. It is a great review book for medicine, totally recommend it
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3.0 out of 5 stars Device dependent. Oct. 27 2013
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Very good on I-pad. Not so good on Kindle. It needs color and easy navigation not available on Kindle Light.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Still my go-to text Oct. 27 2012
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The 2013 is my third edition of CMDT in the past ten years. First of all, I still find the book book printed in a readable type-size, attractive layout, and clearly defined style. When I'm reading about a topic, I know where I am - the introductory paragraph, the diagnostic workup, or treatment standards. Not every clinician is under 30, and I really appreciate the readability.

CMDT is CURRENT. Yes, that's the name because the information is the up-to-date management of most conditions and diseases you might encounter. I recently entered a new area of practice and needed to brush up on current standards of care in a variety of areas. It was a real pleasure to read up on these areas in CMDT 2013. In a previous year, I'd been on the the front lines with H1N1 as it sent the healthy and strapping to ventilators; this year I need to know the management of influenza in the relatively well outpatient. Of course, I could look this up on the CDC website for free, but combine this with acute cholecystitis, post-operative ileus, bi-polar disorder, and suddenly the price of an updated edition of CMDT looks quite reasonable.

I keep this book beside my chair in the den for relaxed reading; other clinicians keep copies at the office. CMDT is an invaluable reference, and one that is more likely to be a dog-eared favorite than an 8-pound door-stop.
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I am currently in residency training and I bought CMDT on my Google Nexus as a quick resource on the go while at work. I am very happy with my purchase, its easy access to information I need. I can access and search through CMDT even without internet connectivity. The only reason I gave it 4 stars is because the tables in the book are smaller than other text and do not enlarge like other text does on swiping the screen, however, its readable but it would've been nice to have it larger. Other issue is the absence of the appendix and the seach can be kind of slow. On at least one occassion I ran a search to look for something and had to go away and come back in 10 minutes for the book to run a search on the topic for me. Apart from that, the book is great, I am very happy with it and would recommend it to anyone looking for easy access to information without getting to a computer!!!
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5.0 out of 5 stars current medical diagnosis and treatment Oct. 2 2012
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This is a well organized book. A great reference and even greater research resource. Find the disease, the nature of it, the clinical representation, the treatment, medication for it and any feedback necessary to make you feel like you are in the field of medicine for the long haul. Buy it
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great Resource Feb. 28 2013
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It is just as expected and this book will be used as a resource for me as a nurse practitioner.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Kindle Version Navigation Horrible June 25 2013
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At first I bout the Kindle version, it was cheaper, and I could have it on my iPad. Great. Except it takes forever to find things and you never feel like you learn your way around the book. Flipping through pages on the kindle is too slow, and the diagrams cannot be adequately enlarged - they have very poor resolution.

I have now bought the actual paper book. Spare yourself the time, trouble, and money, and just buy the actual book.
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